Samantha Jane Garden Design

Category: Horticultural News


RHS Chatsworth Flower Show 2018 Whirlwind

Writing this little blog, I still cannot believe what has happened the last few months. It all began with a wee email from the RHS, asking if I wanted to come up with a design application for a long Border…

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The Wonderful Happy Feeling that Professional Horticulture and Garden Design Brings Me

I have always wanted to make my work part of my life, in other words; I want to enjoy my work so much that I cannot tell anymore if I am working or not. With all of the hard work…

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A 3D Sketch of my Latest Garden Design

My inspiration for this one strangely came from Earth orbiting the Sun. When I look at a garden to be designed, I tend to think of shapes that will sit-in and compliment the garden overall first. My client is a…

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The Language of Plants

‘Half of Us Chat to Our Flowers’ http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3178034/Half-chat-flowers-Gardeners-admit-following-Prince-Charles-s-lead-believe-helps-plants-grow.html I absolutely love seeing this subject in the media! The reason why? Because it┬ámeans a lot to me. In the ever-changing and demanding world that we have created;┬átalking to plants can dissolve…

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Leaving Radway Grange

After six and half years managing the beautiful gardens of Radway Grange I have now moved on to pastures new. Below is a picture of me saying farewell to the lovely family and my wonderful colleagues.    

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Gardener’s Salaries

The Professional Gardener’s Guild devised a recommendation salary guide for gardeners. I hear that the Royal Horticultural Society are going to be the first to try and bring their wages up to the mark, it would be nice to see…

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‘Gardener’ Is Not A Dirty Word

A great little post by Kenny Higgs: http://welcometothe19thcentury.blogspot.co.uk/2014/07/gardener-is-not-dirty-word.html

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Professional Gardeners Should be Respected More

Alan talks about the issue http://www.telegraph.co.uk/gardening/10960065/Alan-Titchmarsh-why-dont-people-respect-gardeners.html

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The Yearly Chelsea Flower Show Gravitational Pull

The Positively Stoke On Trent Garden at Chelsea Flower Show 2014

What a fabulous day at Chelsea again. I do love the theatrical horticultural buzz; I am pulled towards it every year. The most special moments for me are always catching up with old and new friends, especially from my years…

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Chelsea Flower Show

Excited; one more day until Chelsea. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/gardening/chelseaflowershow/10833393/Chelsea-Flower-Show-2014-a-welcome-breath-of-fresh-air.html

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